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Thank you for the details, Bruce! I have done some "eye" animation work for
an optometry patient education package. I still enjoy hearing the
descriptions of the procedures. It sounds like it hasn't changed
substantially in the last 5 years.

Ron Ruff
Owner/Animator
The TALLER Twin 3D Labs
TheTallerTwin.com
402-430-5373

On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 8:15 AM, Linda Feltner <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Glad to hear it, Bruce!
> I"m glad everything went well.
> Best wishes,
> Linda
> _____________________
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> Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, President
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> On 2/27/17 7:03 AM, Bruce Bartrug wrote:
>
> Just a quick note to follow up.  The choice I made in focal length for
> cataract surgery worked fine.  My right eye focuses about 10.5 inches
> distant and the left an inch or two farther.  Which gives me a little depth
> of field at "standard operating distance." There is zero accommodation with
> cataract replacement lenses, so the slight difference gives me some
> flexibility when doing close work.  Although still near-sighted, I'm almost
> half as myopic as I was before.  I can use my old reading glasses to drive
> with :).
>
> Note that before cataract surgery contact lenses can be inserted that give
> approximate results, so you can test your newish eye before the surgery is
> completed.
>
> The surgery is a cinch.  It takes about 10 minutes and there is little or
> no pain or discomfort.  A mildly viscous gel is applied to the eye before
> surgery which contains both dilating agents and an anesthetic, lidocaine.
> Light sensitivity is gone the next morning.  Within 48 hours the "scratch"
> that is the 3mm wide incision is no longer apparent and the eye is useful
> at its new focal length.  It can take a few more days for vision to settle
> down and clear up completely.  The clarity of the edges and colors is a
> welcome change.
>
> I have to wait a couple weeks to get another pair of glasses, but I can do
> art work and photography, and drive to town, so I'm set for the duration.
>
> Cheers,
> bruce
>
> --
> Bruce Bartrug
> Nobleboro, Maine, USA
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